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Tasman Cyril Brooks WILKINSON

Regimental number3192
Place of birthWoodstock Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTelegraph lineman
AddressQueenstown, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, T B Wilkinson, Queenstown, Tasmania
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 16 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 March 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'MOUQUET FARM. Did excellent work on 3rd/4th September, 1916. On 4th September, 1916, helped hold and barricade during heavy bombardment, until every man in the trench for the next 150 yards was knocked out. When ordered to fall back to he carried a wounded comrade 150 yards under heavy fire to where next barricade was being conducted.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

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